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Understanding Section 508  (EWAW501)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days


In this course you will learn how to: Identify the roles and responsibilities of key individuals in a Section 508 workflow; Identify the parts of Section 508 and their purposes; Create a short list of parts that apply to you; Identify exceptions and exemptions from Section 508


or equivalent is mandatory.

This course is currently available in another city, on demand or for private classes only. Call us at 888.484.2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form and we will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to your availability.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Types of disabilities
    • Types of assistive technologies
    • What is Section 508?
    • Section 508 vs WCAG vs Accessibility
    • Roles and responsibilities in an accessible workflow
  • Subpart A — General
    • 1194.1 Purpose.
    • 1194.2 Application.
    • 1194.3 General exceptions.
    • 1194.4 Definitions.
    • 1194.5 Equivalent facilitation.
  • Subpart B — Technical Standards
    • 1194.21 Software applications and operating systems.
    • 1194.22 Web-based intranet and internet information and applications.
    • 1194.23 Telecommunications products.
    • 1194.24 Video and multimedia products.
    • 1194.25 Self contained, closed products.
    • 1194.26 Desktop and portable computers.
  • Subpart C — Functional Performance Criteria
    • 1194.31 Functional performance criteria.
  • Subpart D — Information, Documentation, and Support
    • 1194.41 Information, documentation, and support.
  • From here
    • Introduction to testing for compliance
    • Further learning and useful links
    • Technology specific guidance
    • Questions and Answers

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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